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Old 06-26-2013, 05:29 PM   #1
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Panniers - which setup is not really wide?

Stock Gobis on KTM racks are really, really wide. With the exception of Jesses, can anyone share their experience with racks and cases that are narrow on a 990 ADV? Touratech? Metal Mules? Hepco aluminum? KTM Aluminum? Holan? Not interested in a Pelican case based solution...

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Old 06-26-2013, 05:57 PM   #2
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Too bad you don't like the Pelican setup. It's narrow, holds a lot, can be converted to be lockable, fairly light, incredibly durable, etc. It's the perfect solution for me.

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Old 06-26-2013, 06:02 PM   #3
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Assuming you want them narrow for offroad, why not soft panniers?
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Old 06-26-2013, 06:06 PM   #4
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I've done the pelican case thing on a previous bike, hated the side open and wanted top open/closure so I got a set of pelicans that were top hinged and modified them to work - was never ideal for me. For offloading, I've got some soft luggage but I want narrower hard cases for city riding/commuting.
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Old 06-26-2013, 06:45 PM   #5
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These are less than 35" wide and 47 liters per side. They are Happy trails Denali boxes. The HT side racks self destructed after a few years, too many hard falls and being pulled and yanked back into shape so there may be a better option for the side rack but the boxes have been great, durable, waterproof and hold a lot of stuff.
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:34 AM   #6
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Does anyone have any experience with these?

http://www.globetrottin.com/Luggage-...Latch_p_8.html
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:16 AM   #7
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You can get three different widths of Touratech aluminum hard cases. I found that out when the lid came off of mine and was run over by a car. When looking for new ones I found that they had widths of 10.5", 9", and something narrower. Mine are 9" and I wouldn't want any wider than that.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:16 PM   #8
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Touratech has an 8" wide option that provides a 36" total width once mounted but they are 31 litre panniers. Jesse's cases are almost 40 litres at the same exact width - just under 36"

Why am I torturing myself? I'll just get a Jesse set in black and be done with it :)
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:44 PM   #9
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Touratech has an 8" wide option that provides a 36" total width once mounted but they are 31 litre panniers. Jesse's cases are almost 40 litres at the same exact width - just under 36"
Maybe we need to qualify which Touratech version is which. For the Zega all aluminum panniers that I have the sizes are:
  • 29 L - 7.3"
  • 35 L - 9.0"
  • 41 L - 10.5"
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:48 PM   #10
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I have two sets of Jesse's and have been happy with them. I did go with
the charcoal color on the 990, it just seemed to blend better.
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:13 PM   #11
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I was going to ask why not the Jeese's? I went from the Gobis to these, no regrets what so ever.
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:52 AM   #12
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Amen brother :) going to get my set of black Jesses today - my local guy actually has a set in black in stock.

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Old 06-29-2013, 12:14 PM   #13
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Picked up a fresh new set of black Jesses - I forgot how these things just drip of incredible quality...Time to install them.
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:42 PM   #14
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Picked up a fresh new set of black Jesses - I forgot how these things just drip of incredible quality...Time to install them.
Good man, we have them too and of all the luggage I have tried, wrecked, used etc these shine well above the rest.
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Old 06-29-2013, 03:18 PM   #15
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Just installed and adjusted them. Apart from my rear rack being remounted a bit high for my taste, all is good. If there is a nuclear attack on toronto, I'll just jump into one of these and I should be just fine :)



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Good man, we have them too and of all the luggage I have tried, wrecked, used etc these shine well above the rest.
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